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The Guest House

Translated by Coleman Barks This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd

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Suffering

  “Many people think that the point in life is to solve their problems and be happy.  But happiness is usually a fleeting sensation, and you never get rid of problems. Your purpose in life may be to become more

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New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! I’m posting this a day or so early as most of us, myself included, make resolutions on the New Year. I’m not normally a big fan of New Year resolutions, as while about 60% of us make

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The trouble with happiness

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Happiness is something we all pursue, especially over the Christmas season. The modern fount of all wisdom, Wikipedia, defines happiness as “a mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy”.

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Thinking about killing myself

Suicidal thoughts don’t have to be acted on – they are common and you can get past them. In this article I provide a different perspective on these thoughts and urges. If you are thinking about killing yourself today the call the Samaritans on 116 123.

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Early Wounding

Talking with Greg Donaldson about the impact of early childhood and trauma.

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Narcissism: A Psychospiritual Perspective | The Psychosynthesis Trust

An article discussing narcissism from a psychospiritual perspective Source: Narcissism: A Psychospiritual Perspective | The Psychosynthesis Trust

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Purpose and Meaning

Meaning and Purpose
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Meditation and Awarness of Self – dates

The Saturday meditation group is not meeting on Saturday 12th and 19th of March. We are meeting 26th March during Easter, but in Hungerford rather than Chisbury. This is because of the building works on our premises, which are expected to

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Unconsciousness

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This passage from Thomas Moore’s book “Dark Nights of the Soul” states very eloquently how it is. Unconsciousness is like junk food.  It’s an easy way to go through life, but it doesn’t give you the nourishment you need.  You

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